Articles Tagged ‘connecticut school shooting’

Patrick Hand, center, joins a march to the National Rifle Association headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.  Curbing gun violence will be a top priority of President Barack Obama's second term, aides say. but exactly what he'll pursue and how quickly are still evolving.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Some Republicans Say Gun Control Should be Debated

Some Republicans now say they’re willing to discuss the politically treacherous issue of gun control along with mental health issues and violent video games, while…



Tasha Devoe, left, of Lawrence, Mass., joins a march to the National Rifle Association headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday, Dec. 17, 2012.  Curbing gun violence will be a top priority of President Barack Obama's second term, aides say. but exactly what he'll pursue and how quickly are still evolving.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

NRA Goes Silent After Connecticut School Shooting

Where is the NRA? The nation’s largest gun-rights organization — typically outspoken about its positions even after shooting deaths — has gone all but silent…



Mourners grieve at one of the makeshift memorials for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. On Friday, a gunman allegedly killed his mother at their home and then opened fire inside the school, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Newtown Holds First Funerals for Sandy Hook Victims

A grief-stricken Newtown began laying to rest the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys — one of them a big…



Kate Suba, left, Jaden Albrecht, center, and Simran Chand pay their respects at one of the makeshift memorials in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. A gunman opened fire at the school on Friday, killing 26 people, including 20 children before killing himself on Friday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Newtown Plans Burials as School’s Future Debated

A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when…



Gary Seri, general manager at the Stone River Grille, hangs a message written on a table cloth in honor of the teachers who died along with students a day earlier when a gunman open fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn. Seri, who put up red balloons that were not used when a sweet 16 party was canceled the night before in light of the massacre, said the teachers were scheduled to have their holiday party at his restaurant. The massacre of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Gov.: Gunman Shot Self as 1st Responders Closed In

  The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage committed suicide as first responders closed in, the governor said Sunday, raising the specter that Adam Lanza…



A sign on a post shows support for the victims of a gunman who opened fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School a day earlier as police officers stand at a road block, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Conn. The massacre of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Connecticut School Shooting Victims Suffered Multiple Gunshot Wounds

One day after a gunman killed 20 children and six others at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., local authorities said they have completed autopsies…